Insanity’s Blade Review – When Berserk Meets Gargoyle’s Quest


One of the strangest trends in indie gaming over the past couple years has been NES-styled platformers. Half banking on nostalgia and half banking on difficulty, most NES-inspired indies are lackluster, lazy games. However, there’s always that rare diamond in the rough. Games like La-Mulana, Hotline Miami, and Shovel Knight take full advantage of a retro aesthetic to make games ... Read More »

Shoestring Gaming 12/18 – Secret Santa for under $5


It’s the last month of the year and this week on Shoestring it’s time to start hanging the holiday decorations and join with your family to celebrate another year gone by, and what better way to celebrate it with some holiday deals? Everyone is coming out now with their own holiday deals where you can get games cheap and some ... Read More »

GTA Online 1.05/1.21 Update Now Live!

gta online Update

As of moments ago, an update for GTA Online is now available, bringing it up to version 1.21 on PS4 and Xbox One, and 1.05 for story mode. Weighing in at 1.23 gigabytes, the update notes say that this update adds: “New Vehicles, Weapons, Tattoos, Clothing, and MORE for both GTA Online and Story Mode”. At the moment I’m still ... Read More »

8 Minutes of Until Dawn Gameplay Released

until dawn demo footage

Supermassive Games has released an eight-minute long video of demoed gameplay featured at Sony’s PlayStation Experience event. The footage is a short introduction to one of the female members of the cast and highlights the “butterfly” system. Read More »

Life is Strange Announced by Square Enix

Life is Strange

Square Enix has announced the newest market they are going into – and it’s the interactive episodic adventure market. Life is Strange is developed by Square Enix in partnership with DONTNOD Entertainment and will be coming to Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC. Life is Strange is told in 5 episodes, where you play as Max, ... Read More »

Space Journey Review – Jump Little Alien

Space Journey

Space Journey is a physics based puzzle game for Android. This little mobile game is challenging and fun.  If you are an Android users who enjoys physics based puzzles you might want to give this game a try. Read More »

IMO: Valve is terrible at managing their communities


We (myself included) talk about very similar issues in this week’s Weekly Respawn. Check it out! Don’t get me wrong, Valve (Steam) has done cool things for their fans – in terms of their games. They continually add free content, incorporate the community in their games, and genuinely listen to the community’s feedback. But that is where the greatness of ... Read More »

AC: Unity Patch 4 out… and bugged on Xbox


Assassin’s Creed Unity has had an … interesting launch cycle since it was originally released. The game was widely panned for its lack of bug fixing, and being unable to run on most anything due to the problems it had – and if it did run for you for a bit random bugs were all over the place of various ... Read More »

What do Amiibos actually do?

Smash Amiibo

Ever since Nintendo announced that some of its Amiibos will be discontinued, collectors have gone crazy paying upwards of $100 for their favourite figures which they think will be gone forever after Christmas. But other than being a cool little figure not everyone is sure what Amiibos actually do, so I’m here to clear it all up with my guide. ... Read More »